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Below is a copy of an article on how to use the DOS Cobol 6.50 compiler by James Fidell.
It is assumed you have installed
Peter Mikalajunas adds :
To avoid the need to use drive
subst a: c:\cobol650
When you type A: you will drop into the
When you are done with a session do the following :
C: subst a: /D
There is no linker with the COBOL 6.50 compiler. To link objects you need to use the linker from MS-DOS v3.3 or earlier.
Ralf Laemmel adds :
You can use newer linkers, especially from newer Microsoft compiler products, too.
And Peter Mikalajunas has found that :
Tlink compiled with obj files without complaint, but the exe's were useless. What did work was Link version 5.31.009 which comes with Visual Basic for DOS. It compiled all obj files I tried and the exe's ran perfectly.
Clinton G. Downing also reports :
The linker from IBM DOS v2.1 does now work, at least on the PS/2 70. The MS-DOS v3.3 linker works fine, however.
Steve ??? <email@example.com> has reported some success
with a linker from the SimTel archives. Look for